Herve Kubwimana is Accelerator Program Manager. In his role as Merck Accelerator Program Manager, Herve oversees scouting, selection, and collaboration between start-ups and Merck across Africa. He is also in charge of other external ideation activities of Merck Innovation Center across Africa. Prior to joining Merck, he served as the Country Director at the African Innovation Prize, and the Program Manager at African Entrepreneur Collective. Herve holds a master’s degree in Business Strategy and Innovation Management from Cardiff University and a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from the National University of Rwanda.